JULIAN WATSON AND MAKAI KEUR WORKSHOP PHOTOS & VIDEO

On August 18, days before Julian Watson and Makai Keur were to leave their homes in Franklin, Tennessee and head to college, they were...

FROM THE ARCHIVES: EACH ONE TEACH ONE

1995 National Heritage Fellow Wayne Henderson, noted luthier and musician, is rooted in the mountains of southwestern Virginia-as is...

 
 
 

TUESDAYTHOUGHTS: STEFANIE BÜRKLE

"Scientists may have a goal, but they don't know how to get there. And artists also have an idea of where they want to arrive, but...

FLASHBACKFRIDAY: DAVID TOMAS MARTINEZ

"The poems and the poets that I'm most attracted to are the ones that, at the end, I feel as if I've learned something about them....

 
 
 

J. DASH

Musician, composer, producer and computer scientist: J. Dash puts it all together

A NEW EXHIBIT PAYS TRIBUTE TO MARIAN ANDERSON

The image is iconic: Marian Anderson, one of the most celebrated contraltos of her day, wrapped in a fur coat, singing on the steps...

 
 
 

WINNERS WORKSHOPS PAGE

During August and September 2019, Songwriting Challenge winners will work one-on-one with New York City theater artists who travel...

SOPHIA SCHWANER WORKSHOP PHOTOS

In the brightly lit auditorium of Stuart Hall School in Staunton, Virginia, sophomore Sophia Schwaner worked closely with composer/lyricist...

 
 
 

NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS STATEMENT ON THE DEATH OF 1990 NEA NATIONAL HERITAGE FELLOW MARIE MCDONALD

National Endowment for the Arts Statement on the Death of 1990 NEA National Heritage Fellow Marie McDonald It is with great sadness...

NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS ANNOUNCES FREE EVENTS SEPTEMBER 18 & 20, 2019 IN HONOR OF NATIONAL HERITAGE FELLOWS

Washington, DC -This September, two free events will celebrate the 2019 National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellows-recipients...

 
 
 

ADVICE FOR ARTISTS FROM ARTISTS

We don't mean to boast, but let's face it-one of the best parts of writing for the National Endowment for the Arts Art Works blog is...

PROGRAM SOLICITATION: SOUND HEALTH NETWORK

The Sound Health program seeks to expand public understanding of the connections between music and wellness: how music is processed...

 
 
 

FIVE QUESTIONS ON THE NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY EXHIBIT "VOTES FOR WOMEN: A PORTRAIT OF PERSISTENCE"

On view through January 5, 2020, the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery exhibit Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence examines...

NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS CHAIRMAN MARY ANNE CARTER TO VISIT JUNEAU, ALASKA AUGUST 15 AND 16, 2019

Washington, DC -Mary Anne Carter, chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, will visit Juneau, August 15-16, 2019 and meet with...

 
 
 

FLASHBACKFRIDAY: FOR THE NEA BIG READ, RAY BRADBURY RUMINATES ON THE POWER OF LIBRARIES AND BECOMING A WRITER

Did you know that Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 was one of the original books for the NEA Big Read? In this short film- created expressly...

THROWBACKTHURSDAY: A LOOK BACK AT NEA ARTS

When our blog editor assigned me the task of rounding up a few of my favorite reads from past issues of NEA Arts , the agency's quarterly...

 
 
 

MATTHEW NICOLA

Anybody can do theater: Just ask Matt Nicola Artistic Director at The Highwood Theatre

UNITED STATES AND JAPAN COLLABORATE ON ARTISTIC PROJECTS TO PRESENT IN TOKYO DURING SUMMER 2020

Washington, DC -The Japan-United States Friendship Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts are pleased to announce the selection...

 
 
 

ENVISIONING THE FUTURE OF THEATER FOR YOUNG AUDIENCES: NOTES FROM A CONVENING

When we look for reasons for why we do what we do here at the National Endowment for the Arts, one of the most powerful examples comes...

2019-2020 U.S.-JAPAN CREATIVE ARTISTS FELLOWSHIP PROJECTS -- PHOTOS

Photos for media use only with credit to the photographers listed below each photo. ...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Felix Kreutzer, Moonlit coastal scene

Felix Kreutzer, Moonlit coastal scene

Date: Unknown Technique: Oil on canvas, 62 x 94 cm Source Read more ...

Contemporary Beach Art, Abstract Seascape Painting,Stormy Sea, Coastal Art...

Contemporary Beach Art, Abstract Seascape Painting,Stormy Sea, Coastal Art "Beautiful Storm VI" by International Contemporary Landscape Artist Kimberly Conrad

30"x40"x1.5" Acrylic Gallery Wrapped Canvas These lovely painting is wired and ready to hang. It is available through my Denver gallery, or online HERE Visit to Read more ...

White House / Bossley Architects

White House / Bossley Architects

© Patrick Reynolds Architects: Bossley Architects Location: Auckland, New Zealand Category: Houses Lead Architects: Pete Bossley, Finn Scott, Lynley Millar Area: 488.0... Read more ...

Mark Webster - Mandy on the Staircase - Abstract Geometric Figurative Painting

Mark Webster - Mandy on the Staircase - Abstract Geometric Figurative Painting

Mark Webster - Mandy on the Staircase - Abstract Geometric Figurative Painting. 48x30" Oil on Canvas. Check Availability MarkAdamWebster.com Read more ...

Wedding Photographer Loses Photos in a Fire, Only Offers 90% Refund

Wedding Photographer Loses Photos in a Fire, Only Offers 90% Refund

If you lost all of your client's wedding photos in a house fire, would you give them a full refund? This question has been spreading across the Internet the past few days after... Read more ...

Courtyard Residence in Benimaclet / Gradolí & Sanz

Courtyard Residence in Benimaclet / Gradolí & Sanz

© Mariela Apollonio Architects: Gradolí & Sanz Location: València, Spain Category: Houses Architect In Charge: Carmel Gradolí, Arturo Sanz Area: 108.0 m2 Project Year... Read more ...

Patina, Contemporary Art, Abstract Mixed Media Painting “Follow the Path“ by...

Patina, Contemporary Art, Abstract Mixed Media Painting “Follow the Path“ by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist Sandra Duran Wilson

FRESH OFF THE EASEL... This painting evokes the patina of old metal. The spiral is made from old Japanese texts and the texture is heavily bubbled Tyvek. So many acrylic layers... Read more ...

Contemporary Impressionist Landscape Painting,Colorado Landscape, Fine Art...

Contemporary Impressionist Landscape Painting,Colorado Landscape, Fine Art Oil Painting,“Up Monument Canyon” by Colorado Contemporary Fine Artist Jody Ahrens

A peek at one of the most spectacular canyons in the Colorado National Monument from the valley floor below. Most tourists rarely see this view. 16"x22" Oil on Panel/ Available Read more ...

Creek Bound 10, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Creek Bound 10, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Creek Bound 108x10 oil on canvas panelThis is part of a new series of small paintings using the same source of inspiration. It has been a challenge to find new ways to explore... Read more ...

Panamericana House / Bernardes Arquitetura + Sala2 Arquitetura

Panamericana House / Bernardes Arquitetura + Sala2 Arquitetura

© Evelyn Muller Architects: Bernardes Arquitetura , Sala2 Arquitetura Location: Pinheiros, Brazil Category: Houses Interiors Lead Architect Interior Design: Vanessa... Read more ...